Bangalore

  • 'Hindu' word invented by Muslims: Veerappa Moily Yesterday

    Bangalore Former Karnataka chief minister and union minister M Veerappa Moily has kicked up a row. Speaking at a function in Bangalore on Sunday, Moily said that the word 'Hindu' was invented by the Muslims in the medieval age. He said, "The word Hindu was invented by the Muslims. They wanted...
  • Bangalore: Over 300 students fall ill after consuming midday meal 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Nearly 300 children have fallen ill after consuming a midday meal in a governmentrun Urdu primary school in Bangalore. The students have all been rushed to a local hospital. The school claimed that they took all students for check up after a few students complained of uneasiness. Karnataka Health...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa seeks security cover to appear on judgment day 1 week ago

    Bangalore: A petition was filed on Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a special court in Bangalore seeking security cover for appearing before it in the wealth case filed against her and three others, on September 20 when the verdict would be pronounced. Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh...
  • DA Case: Jayalalithaa seeks security cover to appear on judgment day 1 week ago

    Bangalore: A petition was filed Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a special court seeking security cover for appearing before it in the wealth case filed against her and three others, on September 20 when the verdict would be pronounced. Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani...
  • Railway Minister's son appears before police for questioning, refuses to talk about the case 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik presented himself before the Bangalore Police on Monday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. Karthik is currently out on bail, but has been asked to present himself at the police station every 15 days. He continues to...
  • ISRO hopes India becomes the first country to complete Mars Mission in its maiden attempt 2 days ago

    Indian Space Research Organisation on Sunday said that commands required by the Mars Orbiter Mission to enter the planet's orbit have been uploaded. The process will take almost 13 hours to be completed and the orbiter is expected to enter the Mars orbit on September 24, ISRO said. V Koteshwar...
  • Karnataka government stirs controversy, reserves 70 pc midlevel jobs for Kannadigas September 15, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has stirred a controversy by approving a policy which reserved 70 per cent of midlevel jobs for Kannadigas in Bangalore. The corporate world was not thrilled by the decision. Bangalore has employed lakhs of people in various sectors like IT, biotech, manufacturing and textiles. A large per...
  • Watch: India International Dance Congress 2014 September 14, 2014

    Indian International Dance Congress brings together passionate dancers from across the world on one platform. ...
  • Sharjah tourism to conduct road shows in 5 Indian cities September 14, 2014

    Dubai: Seeking to attract Indian tourists to some of its exotic locations, Sharjah will organise tourism road shows across five cities, including New Delhi and Mumbai, from Monday. Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will conduct road shows in Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore as part of its efforts...
  • Railway Minister Gowda's son questioned for 2nd day over actress' charge September 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda underwent a gruelling questioning for the second consecutive day on Saturday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. After another round of marathon questioning, DCP North TR Suresh said, "We are...
  • Reopen HAL airport in Bangalore: Aerospace major chief September 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Aerospace major HAL on Saturday said reopening of HAL airport here will place the city in the league of international cities which have more than one airport. Speaking at a function organised by Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies (SIATI) here, HAL Chairman R K Tyagi...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10yearold girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • Bangalore: Dutch national arrested for alleged rape, cheating September 10, 2014

    A Dutch national has been arrested in Bangalore on charges of rape, cheating and intimidation based on the complaint of a woman. The complainant is a Gurgaon resident. According to her complaint, the Dutch man had promised to marry her after they got to know each other in January this...
  • 'Godman' Nithyananda says will shift from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu September 9, 2014

    Bangalore: The controversial 'godman' Nithyananda has announced that he is relocating to Tirvannamalai in Tamil Nadu from his headquarters at Bidadi in the outskirts of Bangalore. He told this to his followers on Tuesday morning during the Morning Prayer meet. His ashram is currently based in Bidadi in Ramanagara district...
  • Hundreds of Bangaloreans take part in the Blind Walk September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Nearly 600 Bangaloreans took to streets on Sunday to participate in a special programme to raise awareness about the challenges faced by visually challenged people and encouraged the blessed to pledge their eyes. A Blind Walk, where the visually challenged people led the blindfolded participants giving them an insight...
  • Extended week for babus in Bangalore to clear pending files September 7, 2014

    Bangalore: It was a working Sunday for several bureaucrats at the state secretariat in Bangalore as they sifted through pending files to clear them, following concerns expressed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently over pileup of files across departments. "This is a drive, this is not a new thing, we have been...
  • Timely heart transplant possible through team work, says doctor September 4, 2014

    Doctors on Tuesday transplanted the heart of a braindead accident victim from Bangalore to another patient in Chennai. The heart was flown away in a record two hours to save the life of a patient in a private hospital in Chennai. Asian Heart Institute, Medical Director, Dr Vijay Dsilva said,...
  • Heart flown from Bangalore to save patient in Chennai in two hours September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: In a story of an interstate heart transplant, doctors have transplanted the heart of a braindead accident victim from Bangalore to another patient in Chennai. The heart was flown away in a record two hours to save the life of a patient in a private hospital in Chennai. Doctors...
  • Heart harvested in Bangalore, transplanted in Chennai September 3, 2014

    Chennai: A 37yearold dead woman's heart, harvested in a Bangalore hospital, now beats in a man after it was flown to Chennai for a live transplant in a record time on Wednesday. "The operation has been successful, as a team of eight cardiologists raced against time to transplant the live heart...
  • Bangalore: Brain dead gives life to many September 3, 2014

    A family in Karnataka sets an example by donating organs of their dead daughter. "The recipient is a 40yearold heart patient in Chennai. A team of 4 doctors flew the heart to Chennai," said transplant coordinator. ...
  • Bangalore doctors' miraculous rescue effort: Heart reaches Chennai patient in 4 hours September 3, 2014

    Bangalore: In a miraculous bid to save a patient in Chennai, doctors in Bangalore harvested the heart of a braindead accident victim and flew it to the Tamil Nadu capital in a record four hours. The victim had met with an accident on Tuesday and was hospitalised in Bangalore. Her relatives...
  • Bangalore: Retired officer chained by family for over 2 weeks, rescued by police September 1, 2014

    Bangalore: A retired subinspector who was locked up in chains by his own family for over two weeks was rescued by the Bangalore police on Sunday. The man was chained because his wife and sons wanted his savings. The 60yearold Venkatesh had served as an assistant subinspector for over 3 decades...
  • Bangalore: Ganesh idol sculptors worried about pinning their livelihood on a dying art August 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Amidst festivities, gloom pervades the heart of a group of traditional Ganesh idol sculptors, concerned that their livelihood depends on a dying art. Consequently, second and third generation potters in Bangalore are turning towards other professions in search of a better livelihood. Seasoned sculptor Nanjundappa is one such traditional sculptur...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them August 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The Iyer...
  • AirAsia to start flight between Chandigarh, Bangalore at Rs 1,900 from September 5 August 26, 2014

    Chandigarh: The lowcost carrier AirAsia India on Tuesday announced commencement of its direct flight to Chandigarh from Bangalore from September 5, saying the company's goal is to offer fares 30 per cent cheaper than rates prevailing in the market. "Chandigarh is our first destination in north India. The reason why we...
  • Four flights diverted to Bangalore due to heavy rains August 25, 2014

    Chennai: Four citybound flights, including three international carriers, were on Monday diverted to Bengaluru Airport following heavy rains. A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt, Malaysian Airlines from Kula Lumpur, Thai Airways from Bangkok and an Air India flight from Delhi were diverted to Bengaluru Airport, airport officials said. However the flights...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Parents continue living in anxiety for the safety of their children August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Almost two months after the rape of a sixyear old schoolgirl, parents in the Bangalore are yet to shed the uneasiness they feel in sending their children to schools. "I never thought I would follow up a rape case in a school where my daughter goes", said an anxious...
  • South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment August 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests broke out late on Saturday after a 24yearold youngster committed suicide in South Bangalore following alleged police harassment. The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him. Local residents...
  • Hundreds of mourners pay tribute to UR Ananthamurthy August 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Thousands of mourners on Saturday paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary icon UR Ananthamurthy, who passed away on Friday. The mortal remains of Ananthamurthy were kept for public homage at the premises of Ravindra Kalakshetra as the state observed a...
  • Acclaimed Kannada writer UR Anathamurthy passes away August 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Renowned Kannda writer UR Anathamurthy passed away on Friday night. Ananthamurthy was hospitalised after suffering from kidney problems and had stopped responding to dialysis. The 81yearold writer was on life support. One of India's best known writers and thinkers, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy was considered an ambassador of literature...